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05/02/2021

Free online premiere of "The Naked King"

On 10 February 2021, "The Naked King – 18 Fragments on Revolution" will celebrate its online premiere. Special feature: the live stream from 8:15 pm via the film website koenig.wfilm.de is free for all viewers! In the midst of the global Corona crisis, W-film invites you to reflect on the renewing power of revolutionary upheaval with this exciting film essay! Special guests in the subsequent live film discussion are director Andreas Hoessli and historian Prof. Frank Bösch from the renowned Leibniz Centre for Contemporary History Research. An event in cooperation with Altes Kino Ebersberg, Leibniz Centre Potsdam, Friedensbildungswerk Cologne and Haus des Dokumentarfilms Stuttgart. You can support the project by clicking on the donation button during the screening.

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24/01/2021

"The Naked King" on titel thesen temperamente

Wow, ARD titel thesen temperamente reports on "The Naked King – 18 Fragments on Revolution". The broadcast date is Sunday, 24 January 2021, at 23:05. From the teaser for the programme: "A never-ending pandemic, turbulence in the American presidential election – it feels like we are on the brink of a radical global upheaval, perhaps even a revolution. At least one film distributor (W-film) doesn't want to be held back by the ongoing cinema shutdown and is releasing – now digitally – a film that deals with just that: revolution." From 11 February 2021 exclusively in the W-film online cinema at www.wfilm.de/en/the-naked-king/film-dvd-bluray-vod. Good cause: Closed cinemas that co-promote the online release will share in the revenue!

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22/01/2021

Jim Rakete with climate documentary "NOW" on ZDF Mittagsmagazin

"NOW" director Jim Rakete is live on ZDF Mittagsmagazin today, 22 January 2021, at 13:00! If you want to know more about him and his dedicated climate protection documentary, feel free to tune in. The programme will be broadcast today only on the ARD channel due to winter sports coverage. By the way, due to the Corona-related cinema closures, W-film has postponed the theatrical release of "NOW" to 11 March 2021. Fingers crossed that the cinemas will be able to reopen by then!

wfilm_now_zdfmittagsmagazin.jp Jim Rakete with climate documentary "NOW" in the ZDF Mittagsmagazin on 22 January 2021 at 1 pm. Theatrical release of "NOW" expected on 11 March 2021. Photo © Katrin Kutter




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18/01/2021

"The Naked King" launches in the W-film Online Cinema

People around the world are protesting for democratic freedom and human rights. But how does a protest actually become a revolution? In his film essay "The Naked King – 18 Fragments on Revolution", Andreas Hoessli asks this very question. Due to lockdown, the main prize winner from DOK.fest München will be released exclusively in the W-film Online Cinema at https://www.wfilm.de/en/the-naked-king/film-dvd-bluray-vod on 11 February. Just in time for the 42nd anniversary of the Islamic Revolution in Iran! For good cause: Locked cinemas that co-promote the online release will share in the proceeds. As soon as the lockdown ends, the film will also be shown in cinemas.

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14/01/2021

Postponed DVD Release of "Our Soil is Our Heritage"

Due to the ongoing lockdown, W-film is postponing the DVD release of "Our Soil is Our Heritage" to 26 March 2021. The VoD release via streaming services such as Amazon remains on the 26 February 2021. Fans of dedicated films can also support our distribution company during the corona crisis directly by buying a DVD or VoD online via the W-film shop at shop.boden.wfilm.de. Since World Soil Day on 5 December 2020, it has been possible to rent "Our Soil is Our Heritage" exclusively as a stream.

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